Sustainability Summit




February 4, 2020

University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center

Cultivate Imagination, Inspire the Possible

Moving the needle by inspiring Action Teams
The Inaugural Bluegrass Sustainability Summit will empower attendees to create change in our businesses, homes and communities. 

Register here

Local experts will equip Action Teams on
Waste Reduction
Sustainable Agriculture and Local Food
Water Quality
Energy Efficiency and Climate Change
Featuring our Keynote Speaker: Mark Fisher, VP Facilities, Planning and Sustainability at the Cincinnati Zoo (the “Greenest Zoo in America”)
Hear from Kentucky’s Poet Laureate, visit with local exhibitors, and be inspired by local high school students.
Learn about regional success stories from Cincinnati and Louisville, as well as from smaller Kentucky communities.

Who Should Attend? 

Concerned and interested Central Kentuckians, elected officials, those working in community and environmental fields, government employees, businesses and students.


8:00 Registration
8:30 Welcome and Keynote
9:45 Regional Success Stories 
11:00 Understanding the Issues – Take a deep dive into one of four topic areas
Noon: Local Lunch
12:45 Regional Success Stories
2:00 Understanding the Issues – Take a deep dive into one of four topic areas
3:15 Action Team Facilitated Discussion
4:30 Networking Reception